CONVENED THURSDAY, June 09, 2011, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
VIDEO: SESSION 49
TOPIC AREA: GENERAL INTEREST
PANEL: Parallel or Paralyzing: Is Parallel EDA Worth the Trouble?
Giovanni De Micheli - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Wolfgang Rosenstiel - Univ. Tübingen, Tuebingen, Germany
The advent of ubiquitous multicore processors has made parallelization of EDA software an attractive proposition. The reality has been anything but that. As it turns out, it is REALLY hard! These panelists explain what it takes to parallelize real applications and where parallelization is a dead end.
Patrick Madden - SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
Dipanjan Gope - Physware, Inc., Mountain View, CA
Guy Maor - Extreme DA Corp., Santa Clara, CA
Peng Li - Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX
Bor-Yiing Su - Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA
Andrei Vladimirescu - Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA